Hudson Valley Sojourner | A Guide To The Hudson River Valley

History

Orange County Farmers Museum

The Orange County Farmers Museum offers an extensive collection of farming implements and tools, hands on demonstrations and free events.

Neversink Valley Area Museum

The Neversink Valley Area Museum is a private, non-profit organization, the Museum occupies historic canal-era buildings in the D&H Canal Park right on the Neversink River. In addition to exhibitions, the museum provides various educational activities for children and adults throughout the year.

The mission of the Neversink Valley Area Museum […]

Edward Hopper House Art Center

Edward Hopper House in Nyack, New York is the birthplace of the renowned American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967).

Friends of Lindenwald

The Friends of Lindenwald are a not-for-profit organization advancing the preservation of Lindenwald and the artifacts associated with President Van Buren.

Fishkill Historical Society & Van Wyck Homestead Museum

The purpose of the Fishkill Historical Society shall be to gather and preserve information, objects, and resources relating to the history of Fishkill, NY.

Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum

Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum operates a historical and contemporary museum, education center, and gathering place for the fly fishing community.

Tilly Foster Farm Museum

Tilly Foster Farm Museum is a preservation, farming and educational endeavor of the Society for the Preservation of Putnam County Antiquities and Greenways.

Empire State Railway Museum

Located in the Catskill Mountains of New York State, Empire State Railway Museum brings alive the history of the railroads, their people and towns.

Wilderstein Historic Site & Wedding Venue

Wilderstein is a historical Queen Ann Victorian home on 40 landscaped acres. The historical site includes landscaped grounds, trails, and river views.

The Peekskill Museum

Local history that focuses on people, events and objects of past times in Peekskill and Cortlandt are highlighted at Peekskill Museum.

Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum

The D&H Canal Historical Society was established in 1966 to preserve, protect and perpetuate the unique history of the Delaware & Hudson Canal, particularly in Ulster County.

Hanford Mills Museum

Hanford Mills Museum maintains a remarkable collection of over 50,000 objects housed in twelve of the sixteen buildings that comprise the site.

Somers Historical Society

Historical preservation and cultural and educational programs.

F.W. Vanderbilt Garden Association

The Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitate and maintain the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, in Hyde Park, NY.

The Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association, Inc. began in 1984 as a small group of gardeners who wanted to bring some […]

Winnakee Land Trust

Winnakee Land Trust protects and preserves the agricultural, recreational, architectural, cultural, scenic, historical, and open space of northern Dutchess County.

Historic Huguenot Street

Historic Huguenot Street is a National Historic Landmark District and is incorporated as the Huguenot Historical Society.

Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society

On the Hudson River between Athens and Hudson, the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse was built in 1874 to guide ships on the Hudson River.

Zadock Pratt Museum

The museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Prattsville and the surrounding Catskill Mountain areas. […]

Maple Grove Restoration

Located in a residential area of Poughkeepsie, New York, Maple Grove is part of a collection of farm estates which once lined South Road (Route 9). […]

Mountain Top Historical Society of Greene County NY

The Mountain Top Historical Society is dedicated to discovering and preserving the unique and rich history of the Catskill High Peaks. […]

Friends of Historic Kingston

The Friends of Historic Kingston (FHK) aims to ensure that our vital Colonial legacy and the succeeding chapters in the city’s history endure.

Deposit Historical Society and Museum

Deposit Historical Society maintains a museum with exhibits of area artifacts and period pieces.

Albany Institute of History & Art

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is one of the oldest museums in the United States. It also is the major repository for the region’s heritage, with nationally significant collections.

The Albany Institute of History & Art museum and library holdings form the best collections in the United […]

USS Slater – Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

The USS SLATER/Destroyer Escort Historical Museum utilizes the SLATER as an educational platform to teach youth and visitors about contributions of the destroyer escorts.

Irish American Heritage Museum

The Irish American Heritage Museum in Albany, New York, provides year-round access, especially by school groups, to our exhibits, our Paul O’Dwyer Library, lectures, presentations, film screenings, book signings and other special programs. […]

Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway

Promotes the historical and recreational resources of the Mohawk River and Erie Barge Canal corridor.

Ashokan Field Campus

The Ashokan Field Campus in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains is a living nature classroom for school groups and adults.

Bannerman Castle Trust

The Trust is dedicated to preserving Bannerman Castle as an educational, cultural, historical, and recreational facility.

Austerlitz Historical Society

Austerlitz Historical Society offers a full calendar of events and programs year-round, a quarterly newsletter, and a growing museum site.

Boscobel

Boscobel is an elegant Federal period house museum set on lovely landscaped grounds with breathtaking views of the Hudson River.

West Point Museum

The West Point Museum houses the the oldest and largest diversified public collection of militaria in the Western Hemisphere.

Manitoga

Manitoga's mission is to preserve the legacy of pioneer designer Russel Wright and share them with professionals and the public.

New Baltimore Conservancy

The New Baltimore Conservancy maintains hiking trails, sponsors social events, offers informational programs and guided hikes and river paddles

Delaware County Historical Association

The Delaware County Historical Association was founded in 1945 to preserve and present the rich history of Delaware County.

Catskill Mountain Railroad Scenic Train

The Catskill Mountain Railroad Scenic Train is a 12 mile round trip between Phoenicia and Cold Brook station, a wonderful 90 minute railroad excursion.

Delaware and Ulster Railroad

The Delaware and Ulster Railroad is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with scenic rides through New York’s legendary Catskill Mountains. […]

Putnam County Historical Society

Putnam County Historical Society collects and preserves historical and cultural materials pertaining to the Philipstown area, the West Point Foundry, and Putnam County.

Walkway Over the Hudson

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is a linear walkway spanning the Hudson River. At 212 feet tall and 1.28 miles long.

Hudson River Maritime Museum

Hudson River Maritime Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the maritime history of the Hudson River Valley.

Gomez Mill House

The Gomez Mill House is the oldest extant Jewish dwelling in North America continuously lived in for nearly three centuries.